How to make Baingan/Brinjal ka Bharta Recipe, Eggplant Bhurtha Recipe

 Baingan/Brinjal ka Bharta Recipe

 Baingan ka Bharta is a delicious Indian sabji. its smoky flavor make it more tasty.


  • 2 big brinjals/baingan(eggplant) of the bharta variety
  • 2 Medium Onions
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 Cup Oil
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • Salt to taste


  1. Pierce the brinjals in two or three places each, near the stem (do not remove the stem) through and through with a sharp pointed thin rod (like the thin end of an iron spatula);
  2. Rub oil all over the brinjal and put a few drops in the holes.
  3. Roast directly over the flame till turns black and brown on all sides.
  4. Now, remove, pour cold water over the roasted brinjal and remove the skin (peel) and mash them.
  5. Chop the onion and chilies finely.
  6. Heat oil in a pan, put in the mustard and asafoetida, and then add the onion and chilies. Fry till the onion starts changing color.
  7. Now, add ginger-garlic paste and chopped tomatoes. Stir till oil separates.
  8. And then add the turmeric, garam masala fry, and then add the mashed brinjals, salt and chili powder.
  9. Mix well and fry a little longer for 5 minutes on medium flame.
  10. Remove and garnish with coriander chopped leaves.
  11. Serve with chapatti/fulka

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